Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind
Shopping Buddy Needed for Neighbor with Legal Blindness
Company: Department of Rehabilitation Services; Services for the Blind
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Location: Main Street, Ashford, CT, 06278
Project Details
You can help!

A local lady needs assistance with getting groceries, she would like to go out with you or have you shop for her with a list. She would also appreciate a friendly visit or some help with mail and reading.

Requirements to be a great volunteer include:

  • a desire to help others;
  • a pleasant demeanor;
  • a good reading/speaking voice;
  • average reading skills;
  • organizational or planning abilities;
  • a good driving record;
  • a clear criminal history;
  • two references
  • access to a car with proof of insurance;
  • a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.
  • General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very Flexible
  • Category
    People With Disabilities
    Skills Area
    Special Needs
    Elder care
    Relationship Building